“There can be no exclusive or privileged explanation for what goes on in our brains. We interpret the world with acquired top-down preconceptions and good art startles us into looking again afresh, often relishing in ambiguity. So, too, does good science.”
Siân Ede, Deputy Director of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and pioneer of ArtScience collaborations. In Art & Science (2005) — a book demonstrating how science affects the creation and interpretation of contemporary art and, conversely, how art informs new knowledge of human consciousness and existence.